Solieria chordalis   (C. Agardh) J. Agardh,  1842 ()
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Gigartinales
Family:Solieriaceae

Description
Thallus form and type: Bushy and succulent

Substratum: Intertidal rocks, coralline stones

Occurrence: Lower mid littoral zone, tide pools

Season: November-April

Plants bright red in color, up to 15 cm high attached by a small discs; many axes arising from discoid holdfast; axes and main branches profusely branches, 2-4 mm broad; branching alternate, sub-dichotomous or whorled with fusiform and acute ramuli; thallus composed of 1-2 layered epidermis, large celled cortex and filamentous or hyphae-like medulla.

Synonym (s)
Delesseria chordalis C.Agardh, 1822
Gigartina gaditana Montagne, 1839

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Porbandar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jha B, Reddy C.R.K, Thakur M C and Rao M (2009) Seaweeds of India The Diversity and Distribution of seaweeds of Gujarat Coast Springer 211pp Available at - NIO
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2012-12-12

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